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This instrument amends the Health Insurance (Eligible Collection Centres) Approval Principles 2010 to ensure that an application for approval of an eligible collection centre received by the Minister for consideration and a decision on approval is complete.
Administered by: Health
Registered 17 Apr 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-May-2018
Tabled Senate08-May-2018
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Health Insurance (Eligible Collection Centres) Approval Amendment (Application Form) Principles 2018

I, DAVID WEISS, delegate of the Minister for Health, determine the following principles under subsection 23DNBA(4) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

Dated   9 March 2018

David Weiss
First Assistant Secretary
Medical Benefits Division
Department of Health

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

Health Insurance (Eligible Collection Centres) Approval Principles 2010                              2

Schedule 2—Application                                                                                              3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Health Insurance (Eligible Collection Centres) Approval Amendment (Application Form) Principles 2018.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 23DNBA(4) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

Health Insurance (Eligible Collection Centres) Approval Principles 2010

1  Subsection 5(1) (including note)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

(1)        An application for approval of an eligible collection centre must not be considered by the Minister unless:

(a)        it is made:

(i)         by an APA who is an eligible applicant; and

(ii)        in writing and in the prescribed form; and

(b)        the application is complete.

(1A)     An application for approval of an eligible collection centre will be complete for the purposes of paragraph 5(1)(b) where the applicant has provided:

(a)       a response to each question asked in the prescribed form;

(b)       any information reasonably necessary to substantiate or explain each such response; and

(c)       any additional information required by the Minister under subsection 5(3) which is to be provided at the time of lodgement of the application.

Note         Prescribed forms may be obtained from the Department of Human Services.

Schedule 2Application

1  Application

(1)        The amendments made by item 1 of Schedule 1 apply to applications for approval as an eligible collection centre made after the commencement of that item.

(2)        For subsection (1):

(a)        an application sent by post is taken to be made at the time the applicant posts it to the address specified in the prescribed form; and

(b)       an application lodged electronically is taken to be made at the time the applicant uploads the prescribed form through the Department of Human Services' Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) portal.